Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Jack Higgins 1954-2024

From The Chicago Sun-Times

Jack Higgins, Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Sun-Times editorial cartoonist died February 10 after a long illness.  He was 69.

Monday, February 19, 2024

"Cartoons do ano 2023" in Xira

From Víctor Vélez Chubasco's Facebook page.

Vila Franca de Xira presents, from February 24 to May 5, CartoonXira curated by António Antunes, at Celeiro da Patriarcal.

It features the work of cartoonists António. Carrilho, Cristina, Fazenda, Garcia, Gargalo, Maia, Monteiro, Rodrigo, Salgado, Saraiva and Silva.

Also presented, Imaginary horizons, a solo exhibition by Chubasco.

Monday, February 12, 2024

de Adder Toast at the Post

From The Daily Cartoonist.

It has been nearly a month since Michael de Adder‘s last weekly cartoon for The Washington Post.

Three years ago Michael, after freelancing for the paper, was signed as a contract cartoonist to The Washington Post and charged with supplying three cartoons a week.

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Peru: cartoonist Carlín intimidated by police

From Cartooning for Peace.

"Learn to tell them apart (Don’t get confused)"
From left to right: "Delinquent in a policeman’s suit", "Delinquent policeman ", 
"Policeman doing his duty".

In a statement on January 30, 2024, the Peruvian National Police (PNP) announced that it would be taking legal action against cartoonist Carlín and his newspaper La República over the above cartoon.

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Posy Simmonds wins the Grand Prix in Angouleme

From Heidi MacDonald at Comics Beat

British cartoonist Posy Simmonds has won Angouleme’s Grand Prix, considered one of the highest honors in comics worldwide.

Simmonds won over the other finalists Daniel Clowes and Catherine Meurisse, and the award, presented for a lifetime body of work, is certainly richly deserved. 

Monday, January 22, 2024

"Quentin Blake: Book Covers" Exhibition

From the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum.

Quentin Blake has been illustrating books for over 50 years. While he is best known for his illustrations for children’s books, his career began with covers for magazines and adult fiction.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Drawn & Quarterly in Angoulême

Fom Drawn & Quarterly

Drawn & Quarterly attends the 51st annual Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême as part of a special focus on Canadian comics.

Attending will be Executive Editor Tom Devlin and Editorial Assistant Francine Yulo. 

Drop by the D+Q booth at the Canada Pavilion to browse our books and sneak a peek at our foreign rights front list. 

An exhibit of Canadian comics entitled “D’un océan à l’autre, cap sur la bande dessinée canadienne” will also be on view at the Parvis de l’Hotel de Ville.